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Christmas Eggnog Cake

It’s a really quiet Christmas Day around here. Almost too quiet. Both of us are used to loud, raucous family gatherings, so it’s a bit strange to be home in a relatively quiet house. Nonna just isn’t up to traveling to North Jersey anymore &#...

La Vigilia and Crab Cioppino

The Feast of the Seven Fish… Christmas Eve was once a day of abstinence in the Catholic Church – no meat – and  La Vigilia as it is referred to in Southern Italy – came into being early on. Far from being a day of fasting, it is a da...

Christmas Cookies 2015

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Diabetic Coma… That means it’s the Annua...

Turkey Eggrolls

Since we went for Thanksgiving this year, we had to cook a turkey on Friday because… well̷...

Christmas Jello Cake

  I can’t believe I bought Cool Whip! I don’t think I ever have. I’m not even...

Homemade Goodies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! That, of course, means even more time in the ol&...

In Your Easter Bonnet

Growing up in a large family had its advantages around the holidays. We never did things small. We ...

Corned Beef sans Cabbage

[audio: http://tjrecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/05-Harrigan.mp3|autostart=yes] Ah… th...

Kentucky Ham and Adluh Grits

  This northern boy just made his first red-eye gravy. And it came out pretty darn good, if I ...

Thanksgiving 2013

  We definitely put the double-ovens to use this year. Wall-to-wall food – and most of i...

July 4th Food Fenzy

Happy July 4th.  I find it pretty interesting living a mere 2 miles from Valley Forge and less tha...

Easter 2013

The Annual Easter Egg Coloring and Pizza Party just happened to fall on our niece Elizabeth’...

Ravioli and Other Italian Dishes

It’s been a while since I sat down and wrote a blog post. It’s not that we stopped eati...

Christmas Cookies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. A LOT like Christmas. The elves have been busy...

Cranberry Tangerine Bread

 Tim Dineen A take on a basic Cranberry Orange bread. 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tea...